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Bosnia holds local elections, focus on Srebrenica
Bosnia holds local elections, focus on Srebrenica
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All voters are curious about who will win the election for mayor's position in Srebrenica between a Bosnian and a Serbian candidate.

World Bulletin / News Desk

Local elections are being held in Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday.

3,144,000 registered voters are casting ballots at 5,100 separate locations to elect new mayors and members of local assemblies.

Around 30,000 candidates from 84 political parties and 59 political coalitions are competing in Sunday's elections.

Local elections take place in Bosnia-Herzegovina every four years.

Bosnia-Herzegovina will elect 136 new mayors on Sunday. 78 of the seats are in the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina while 58 are in the Bosnian Serb Republic.

Who wil win Srebrenica?

All voters are curious about who will win the election for mayor's position in Srebrenica between a Bosnian and a Serbian candidate. Srebrenica was the site of a genocide in July 1995.

Certain problems erupted in local elections in Bosnian city of Srebrenica on Sunday afternoon as a number of Serbs insisted on casting ballots without showing residential papers proving their addresses.

One of the five election centers in Srebrenica was shut down after Serbs continued to insist to vote without resident papers.

 



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